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The cylindrical, tapering body is formed from sheet and seamed behind the handle. The inset base has a molded foot and rim. The faceted curved spout, cast in two pieces and seamed vertically, has a baluster drop. A high domed cover has a baluster finial and a bezel. The wooden handle is mounted...

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Inscription

Scratched "12943"/J Collier/London/1727".

Marks

On underside, maker's mark JC (Jackson,1989, p293);date letter c; leopard's head corwned; lion passant; castle.

Provenance

Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: March 2, 1933)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)

English (Exeter), 1727–28

Object Place

Exeter, England

Dimensions

H. 24.1 cm x W. 16.1 x D. 15.5 cm (9 1/2 x 6 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.); Weight: 674.7 gm (21 oz 14 dwt)

Accession Number

33.126

Medium or Technique

Silver, wood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver